I’m very sad to see it written down and even more sad when the Them (the General Contractor’s) have a far bigger warchest for legal battles that a typical subcontractor could dream of. Subcontractors typically aren’t built for the large trudge through the legal system. It’s expensive, time-consuming and there is no guarantee of success. Again welcome to gensRATE where through subcontractor community reviews other subcontractors will not fall to the same problems someone else has already experienced.
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